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Bret Jensen

Bret Jensen was chief investment strategist from 2008-2011 for Simplified Asset Management (S.A.M.), a small long/short hedge fund based in Miami. The fund was in top 5% of long/short hedge funds for total return in its first full year (2009) as ranked by Hedgeco fund database (more than 450 funds in category). Jensen has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, including more than a decade of managerial experience at American Express. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Arizona State University. His personal blog is at Jensen acts as corporate secretary for Florida Alternative Investment Association, which encompasses more than 100 managers managing more than $30 billion in assets under management. Follow Bret on Twitter: @Bret_Jensen.
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2 New Oncology Focused Small-Cap Biotechs to Keep an Eye On

Once M&A activity picks up, I could see the biotech sector easily rallying 20% or more.

More Signs of Consumer Suffering

Equities began the day nicely up across the board but have given up most of their early gains as Friday begins trading. Bolstering confidence were good overall results from the major banks that are benefiting in a big way from increasing Net Interes...

Premarket Activity

Equities look headed to a flattish open about an hour before the opening bell based on premarket futures. Citigroup  was down one and half percent after reporting third quarter results. Wells Fargo  was up a tad after doing the same. It looks like J...

Now at the Plate, Your Pinch Hitter, Bret Jensen

It is good to be sitting for Doug Kass on the Daily Diary to close out the trading week.  The fourth quarter got off to a nice start in the first few trading sessions of October after a miserable end to the third quarter that saw the Dow Jones Indus...

Stocks That Should Be Hurt or Helped by the Virtual Workforce Trend

For some the move to working from home and the attendant exodus from large cities will be positive; for others, not so much.

Winners and Losers Continue to Emerge as the Virtual Workforce Grows

The pandemic poured gasoline on the work-from-home trend and its impact is still being felt in cities across the nation.

I'm Lassoing in a 'Cowboy' Trade in Oil

Here's an options play in Texas-based Comstock Resources.

I'm Increasing My Allocation to Energy With a Position in This ETF

There's no question that higher energy prices are here to stay for some time.

Bad News Is Good News Again, But Good News Is Just Plain Good for Some Stocks

With supply-chain pressures receding and insiders buying, I added to my holdings in a small-cap name.

My Prediction for the Fourth Quarter: Pain

The Fed's insistence on raising interest rates fast and furiously and energy troubles in Europe will combine to put immense pressure on the global economy.

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